Blue Jays ace Marcus Stroman turned in one of his best starts of the season in a 4-0 win against the Orioles. Stroman tossed 7 2/3 scoreless innings while giving up just five hits and striking out eight batters. He is now 8-4 with a 3.41 ERA this season.
Anthony Rendon and Stephen Strasburg helped lead the Cheap Wholesale Soccer Jerseys Nationals to an 8-4 win against the Cubs. Rendon went 3 for 3 with two runs scored and a solo home run, raising his season average to .299. Strasburg allowed just three runs (two earned) in seven innings while striking out 13 batters. He is now 9-2 on the season.
Rick Porcello took another step back from the Cy Young-winning form he displayed last season by allowing four runs in six innings in a 4-1 loss against the Twins. Porcello is now 4-10 with an ugly 5.06 ERA this season. He became the first Red Sox starter with 10 losses by July 1 since Danny McFayden in 1932.
No one ever imagined Manti Te’o and “underrated” ever being in the same sentence, but this was an underrated signing, after Te’o missed most of last season in San Diego with a torn Achilles. A.J. Klein came over from the Panthers and, even with Te’o Cheap Youth Jerseys there, will play a bigger role than he did in Carolina.
Meanwhile, a player who missed all of last season with a torn ACL, outside linebacker Hau’oli Kikaha, could solve their pass-rusher dilemma. However, because he’s torn that ligament three times, the Saints haven’t counted on him to be that player … yet.
In just his second NBA season, Martin averaged 14.9 points a game and helped the Nets finish atop the Eastern Conference, making a trip to the NBA Finals. His playoff experience with both New Jersey and Denver should make him a valuable crunch time performer in Big3 play.